Coating, printing ink firms need to be greener Business

Coating, printing ink firms need to be greener

With consumers paying increasing attention to the effects of paint and printing ink products on human health and the environment, producers need to develop more eco-friendly products, a seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 12.
Students sweep awards at green contest Society

Students sweep awards at green contest

Students from northern mountainous Tuyen Quang and Lao Cai provinces swept the first prizes in the Green Creativeness Contest held to unearth outstanding environmental protection ideas and models.
Plastics export earnings rise 18 percent Business

Plastics export earnings rise 18 percent

The domestic plastic industry has achieved a high growth in exports but continues to face difficulties arising from a lack of input materials, said the Vietnam Plastic Association (VPA).
Environment

Vietnam to expand low-carbon rice farming model

Reducing greenhouse gases in agricultural production is currently a general trend in the world. In Vietnam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has carried out many programmes and projects on adaptation to climate change, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.
Business

HCM City hosts major construction expo

o Chi Minh City will see VietBuild 2013, the largest exhibition of the construction sector in the country, taking place from June 13-17 at its Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre.